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Sales Account Manager (Ingredients)

CPA Recruitment
London (Central), Hybrid Working
£35K to £60K (according to experience)
Closing date
29 May 2022

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The business is a global supplier of ingredients to the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries.  They have an impeccable reputation and are proud of what they achieve.  

Key Accountabilities
An excellent opportunity for an experienced ingredients salesperson to work within a highly reputable, global organisation.  You may have the opportunity to work with/travel to/join other sites in the UK or abroad.  You will need a confident personality and the ability to build rapport easily, as you will need to develop strong relationships externally with customers and internally with the wider team.
The Sales Account Manager for ingredients will sell into a UK customer base that includes major food manufacturers.
Maintaining and building current business whilst developing new business opportunities with customers, this role is split new business and account management. Building internal relationships in the key areas of purchasing, operations, marketing and technical at all levels within the organisation. You will be working closely with internal colleagues monitoring the market, the product range and competitors.  Your role will also involve working closely with NPD and technical departments on site with the customer, to maximise results and develop further business.
My client will provide an excellent platform for you to further develop your client base and in this dynamic environment you will find plenty to challenge you.  If you have phenomenal communication skills, and a self-motivated, committed work ethic, then this role could be the one for you.  Particularly I would like to hear from you if you have bakery ingredients experience.

• Good food science or related degree is essential
• Fluent in English (another language highly desirable)
• Ambitious to achieve success and know what excellence looks like
• Competent user of Microsoft Office
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to converse at all levels 
• Detail orientated, an outgoing personality and an excellent telephone manner
• Problem solving, adaptable and able to develop relationships with a diverse customer base
• Hard working, with outstanding time management, organisational and multi-tasking skills
• A demonstrated passion and skill sets for self-directed customer interaction, effective customer development, and problem-solving activities
• Experience in the food industry specifically with natural ingredients including sales of technical ingredients; knowledge in food /supplement formulation and solution-providing knowledge, will be a distinct advantage
• Living within a commutable distance of central London, this is a hybrid working pattern with 3 days per week in the London office.

Ref Code: FMW40330A
To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention Lisa Fox.
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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